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Church of Saint John the Baptist

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wateringbury, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2573 / 51°15'26"N

Longitude: 0.4139 / 0°24'50"E

OS Eastings: 568533

OS Northings: 153675

OS Grid: TQ685536

Mapcode National: GBR NPY.3GW

Mapcode Global: VHJMC.4N5H

Entry Name: Church of Saint John the Baptist

Listing Date: 25 August 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070664

English Heritage Legacy ID: 178937

Location: Wateringbury, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, ME18

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Wateringbury

Built-Up Area: Wateringbury

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Wateringbury St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

(north side)

2/95 Church of Saint John
the Baptist
25. 8.59

- II*

Parish Church,Late medieval with C13 tower and chancel. Nave, north and south
aisles, chancel. Rendered west tower with shingled spire (rebuilt in 1886).
Nave, C15, rebuilt by Joseph Clarke, who added south aisle, 1856. North aisle
1883-84, W O Milne. Ragstone with Bath stone dressings, slate roofs. Two
of the tall 3-light perpendicular windows survive as west windows of the
aisles. Old roof in the nave with tie-beams on stone demi-angels. Chancel,
C13, with windows inserted in C15. Gabled C15 porch. Tomb with marble
doubled Ionic columns supporting segmental hoods, dated 1628, to Olyver Style,

Listing NGR: TQ6852753603

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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